Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
223 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HEAVY RAIN LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS TONIGHT...

ILZ056-057-061>063-066>068-071>073-020400-
/O.NEW.KILX.FF.A.0002.140902T0000Z-140902T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE...
EFFINGHAM...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
223 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
  CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SHELBY. IN EAST
  CENTRAL ILLINOIS...CLARK...COLES...CUMBERLAND AND EDGAR. IN
  SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...CLAY...CRAWFORD...EFFINGHAM...JASPER...
  LAWRENCE AND RICHLAND.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS
  EVENING...THEN WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS OVERNIGHT. RAINFALL
  RATES MAY EXCEED 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES WITHIN STRONGER
  STORMS...PRODUCING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING. SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF AND COME TO AN END BY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS MAY LEAD TO
  FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS...SUCH AS
  DITCHES...VIADUCTS...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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